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 Category:  General Script
  Posted: August 16, 2021      Views: 28

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 ABOUT
BILL SCHOTT 

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Solving the crime
"Fox and Felix Fine: First Case 7" by Bill Schott


FINE INVESTIGATIONS

CAST:
Fox: ...... average young man
Felix:..... Fox's look-alike cousin
Lois:....... friend of Fox
Sanders....client
Kitty........ victim
Trent.........bad guy
Kay...........????

Previously: Fox and Felix discovered that Kitty had returned home. As a result, Sanders refused to pay them. The boys then revealed that they had apprehended the "kidnappers" and they were at Lois's apartment. 
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The scene opens in Lois's apartment. Fox, Felix, Lois, Sanders, and Kitty enter from a doorway on the left. On the right, fastened to dining room chairs with tape, are Trent and Kay.


Lois: 
Forgive the mess; it's the maid's life off. 

Kitty: This is charming.

Felix: Smells like a gym locker.

Sanders: Closer to a stable.

Fox: The two people are over there. 

Kitty: Oh my God! Trent!

Fox: So, you know this joker?

Felix: Can we open a window? 

Kitty: Trent is my step-brother.

Sanders: My third wife's second husband's ex-wife's step-son, as a matter of fact. 

Felix: You might note that the woman looks like you.

Fox: She is identical.

Felix: Of course, if you remove the duct tape from her mouth she is actually prettier than you. 

Sanders: I think Kay looks better with the tape on.

Fox: Isn't she your daughter?

Felix: A father's love melts your heart; don't it?

Fox: Sounds like Kay is not the fair-haired child.

Sanders: She's a leech.

Felix: She threw a knife at me.

Kitty: Kay is a hitman.

Felix: I think I'm in love.

Sanders: You two would probably be a match.

Fox: Okay, okay. Now let's get to the truth here.

Lois: It does smell in here. I think it's those two.

Felix: They were a bit gamey. I had to hold my breath while I taped them to their chairs.

Lois: I'll have to scrub tape glue off of my dining room chairs. 

Felix: We also broke the first chair we tried to tie them to.  

Fox: Kitty?  The truth?

Lois: You know, I have a twin sister too.

Felix: We should try a double date.

Sanders: For pity's sake, can we get this over with? I'll pay your fee

Felix: Doubled. No -- tripled.

Sanders: Fine, tripled. Then you can release these two, and forget where I live.

Kitty: (
speaking to Felix) Who would you double date with Mr. Fine?

Felix: Well, uh, how about you and me, and, uh, Lois. 

Lois: Not on a bet, Felix.

Fox: The truth, Scarson. Now or I call the police.

Trent: 
(mumbling under a tape gag while straining at his bonds) 

Kay:  (screaming wildly under her tape gag)

Fox: I suppose we can remove their gags and find out the truth.

Felix: So, Kitty. Looks like it's you and me.



To be continued...

 
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